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Patosi scores wonder goal for Belgium's Lokeren

By Nick Said | Nov 12, 2012 | COMMENTS [ 7 ]

AYANDA Patosi is being hailed as the new star of the Belgian domestic game after scoring what has been described as a "wonder goal" for Lokeren on Friday night.

Patosi volleyed from 20 yards to complete a magnificent Lokeren move in their 2-1 victory over Standard Liege, and the effort is already being talked about as the Goal of the Season in the Jupiler League.

It was the fourth successive match in which Patosi has scored, and his sixth of the season in all, and in a single moment has catapulted him from promising youngster to the most talked-about player in Belgium.

"What did I think as I saw the ball coming from (Moroccan international) Hamdi Harbaoui? I am now more confident and said to myself, 'go for it'," Patosi said.

"But my goals are not as important as the team performance. I can only perform if the team performs."

Meanwhile, Darren Keet kept a clean sheet for Kortrijk as they played to a goalless draw at OH Leuven, good preparation for his call-up against Zambia this week.

Kagisho Dikgacoi scored his fifth goal of the season as Crystal Palace kept their place at the top of the Championship table with a 2-1 win at Kgosi Ntlhe's Peterborough United. It looked as though the game was heading for a Peterborough win before two goals in as many minutes swung it for Palace, Dikgacoi getting the second.

In the Premiership, Steven Pienaar played well for Everton as they came from behind to beat Sunderland 2-1.

Meanwhile, coach Gordon Igesund was quick to dismiss Andrew Surman as a future national team player after his UK trip last week, but appeared to leave the door open for a Pienaar return.

Bafana midfielder Dean Furman was restored to the starting line-up for Oldham Athletic, but they lost 1-0 at home to Tranmere Rovers.

Former Mamelodi Sundowns defender Siyanda Xulu was back on the bench for Russia's FC Rostov as they won 3-0 at home to Amkar Perm. Xulu missed the last month, but is now fit again.

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i think we have heard enough about this boy now Gordon its time you let us see this boy now before the ACN!!

Nov 12, 2012 9:25 | 0 replies

This Belgian league is overrated,there was the same hype about May Mahlangu and what is he doing for Bafana Bafana.For you record Sifiso "Mazinyo" Myeni also scored a wonder goal over the weekend against FSS.

Nov 12, 2012 10:25 | 0 replies

This player is far better than Manyisa and Jali combined

Nov 12, 2012 10:51 | 0 replies

All these players in their teams they perform wonders but with Bafana they are just average players.

Nov 12, 2012 11:28 | 0 replies

Who is this boy? dont call for what you dont know. we need a better team for AFCON and it start on wednessday, makesure you beat Zambia to encourage us to support you, if you do bad, I am afraid I will support my Gilfriend home Team

Nov 12, 2012 12:33 | 0 replies

@Papage
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your girlfriend home team?? i thought Gambia is not playing or are they !!!

Nov 12, 2012 1:11 | 0 replies

@ThirdEye
All these players in their teams they perform wonders but with Bafana they are just average players
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dont forget f/ball is a team work, if you bring psl goats then expect foreign boys to pull hard, mcxxxxm sorry

Nov 12, 2012 2:41 | 0 replies